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People/Characters: Quanah Parker

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America's Great Indian Leaders : (vhs)
American Indian Leaders by R. David Edmunds
Between Two Worlds: The Legend Of Quanah Parker by Cynthia Kay Rhodes
Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman by J. Evetts Haley
Comanche Moon by Jack Jackson
Curses : a Mobley Meadows novel by Gerald Lane Summers
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S. C. Gwynne
Indian Chiefs by Russell Freedman
Kriegsadler : Die Geschichte des Comanchehäuptlings Quanah Parker by Ernie Hearting
The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker by Bill Neeley
Plains Warrior: Chief Quanah Parker and the Comanches by Albert Marrin
Quanah Parker (History Maker Bios) by Shannon Zemlicka
Quanah Parker (War Chiefs) by Bill Dugan
Quanah Parker and his people by Bill Neeley
Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief by William Thomas Hagan
Quanah Parker, Indian warrior for peace: Illustrated by Russell Hoover (Americans all) by LaVere Anderson
Quanah Parker: Comanche Chief by Rosemary Kissinger Updyke
Quanah Parker: Comanche Chief (North American Indians of Achievement Series) by Claire Wilson
Quanah Parker: Comanche Warrior (Native American Leaders of the Wild West) by William R. Sanford
Quanah Parker: Great Chief of the Comanches (Stories for Young Americans Series) by Catherine Troxell Gonzalez
Quanah Parker: Warrior for Freedom, Ambassador for Peace by Len Hilts
The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend by Glenn Frankel
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker by Carolyn Meyer

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Quanah Parker (ca. 1845 or 1852 – February 23, 1911) was Comanche/Scots-Irish from the Comanche band Noconis ("wanderers" or "travelers"), and emerged as a dominant figure, particularly after the 'Comanches' final defeat. The US appointed Quanah principal chief of the entire nation once the people had gathered on the reservation and later introduced general elections. Quanah was a Comanche chief, a leader in the Native American Church, and the last leader of the powerful Quahadi band before they surrendered their battle of the Great Plains and went to a reservation in Indian Territory. He was the son of Comanche chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, a European American, who had been kidnapped at the age of nine and assimilated into the tribe. Quanah Parker also led his people on the reservation, where he became a wealthy rancher and influential in Comanche and European American society. With eight wives and 25 children, Quanah had numerous descendants. Many people in Texas and Oklahoma claim him as an ancestor. 

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